Must-Eat Matcha Desserts in Tokyo
Matcha can be referred as finely powdered green tea. Although it is not too common to drink pure matcha in recent days, there are many places that use matcha to make desserts and drinks.Here are a few must-eat matcha desserts in Japan to enjoy the true Japanese matcha flavor!
1. Matcha Gelato: "TEA&SPOON Nanaya Aoyama Store"
Nanaya is a matcha gelato store that is very popular amongst many matcha lovers. There is still a long line in front of the Asakusa store, because there are more tourists and visitors in that area. The same store recently opened in the Aoyama, Omotesando area .
It is most recommended to try No.7 with a less dense one, so that you can compare the two levels of richness or mix up the two. You can choose single, double or triple scoop and select different matcha gelatos of your choice!
2-7-12 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Access:7 minute walk from Omotesando station B1 exit
Open from 11:00~19:00, closed on Tuesdays
2. Matcha Chocolate Fondue: "Chanabe Cafe Kagurazaka Saryo Shibuya Mark City Store"
Chanabe cafe is a matcha dessert cafe located inside Shibuya Mark City. They have several matcha desserts such as matcha cake, but their specialty menu is the matcha chocolate fondue.
東京都渋谷区道玄坂1-12-5 渋谷マークシティ WEST MALL 2F
Shibuya Mark City West Mall 2F, 1-12-5 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Open from 10:00～21:00
3. Matcha Parfait: "Saryo Tsujiri Daimaru Tokyo Store"
Tsujiri is a Matcha sweets cafe located in the Daimaru Tokyo department store close by Tokyo station. They have a variety of selections in their menu, including mochi, red bean and mochi soup, matcha mousee, and also combo menus with matcha desserts and pure matcha.
But, their main focus is the matcha parfaits served all-seasons, with more than 10 different types of matcha parfaits. The parfait includes matcha ice cream, matcha jelly, matcha mousee, mochi and many other toppings depending on the parfait you order. They also have seasonal parfaits using sakura and strawberries during spring season.
Enjoy the various combinations of Japanese matcha desserts on your parfait and shaved ice cream!
Daimaru Tokyo 10F, Tokyo Station Yaesu North Exit, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Open from 10:00～20:00 (Open from 10:00~21:00 on Thurs.and Fri.)
Experience Eating Tasty Matcha Desserts in Tokyo!
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